Transition Cambridge aims to help Cambridge make the transition to ways of life that are more resilient in the face of rising energy prices and a changing climate. Find out more.
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Get involved! Come along to our events, join an existing group or project (contact addresses here) or start something new! There are also often specific tasks that we would like some help with. And if there's something else you'd like to do, please get in touch too. We welcome everyone's involvement and we are all volunteers!
TRANSITION NEWS (more here) + Recent press releases
CamBake and the Transition Cambridge Food Group had a great day at Eat Cambridge on 9th March!
Lots of people came along to discuss how we can save for an uncertain future at the TC cafe night on 7th March - here's a list of some of the ideas we discussed. There'll be another chance to meet and discuss these issues on 28th March (details to follow).
The new Transition newspaper has arrived! "Transition Free Press" is available on-line and as a paper edition, and you can get a copy at our events or e-mail us if you'd like to receive one by post. More info here.
Stuck for ideas for low-carbon gifts? Have a look at our list of low-carbon gifts, produced by the TC food group a couple of years ago. And let us know if you have ideas of things to add to it! And here are some ideas for eco-friendly Valentine's gifts.
Here are some photos of our stall at Mill Road Winter Fair - thanks to everyone who helped out on the day!
Transition Cambridge Vision for 2030 (draft) is waiting for you to read and comment. Do let us know what you think.
Our annual report is now available, and is a great way of finding out what we are up to in Cambridge.
TOP PAGES in April 2013
- Wood-burning stoves
- Transition group contacts
- Home heating
- Transition events
- Related events in Cambridge
TRANSITION EVENTS COMING UP (more here)
Saturday 25th May: CropShare - Be an organic farmer for a day.
Waterland Organics, Willow Farm, Lode CB25 9HF 09:30-16:30 add to google calendar
Join Transition's community farming project, CropShare, to experience life as a real organic farmer for a day. We will be having fun helping out on the farm from 10am to 12.30pm, and 2pm to 4.30pm, sharing a lunch and a chat in between. You can join us for the morning or afternoon session, or both. See our blog to get a flavour of what workdays are like. It will be good healthy fun,a great chance to see our local countryside, and how food is grown on a large scale. Fill in this form if you would like to take part , & we'll also help you arrange travel to the farm. Everyone is very welcome! Family friendly. More...
Saturday 25th May: Grow Your Own Session in Trumpington
Trumpington allotments 10:00-13:00 add to google calendar
Join experienced allotmenteer Dave Fox on his plot in Trumpington. These sessions are for novices and people with any amount of practical growing experience - it's more of a mutual sharing than a lesson! In the May session we will be sowing maincrop potatoes and/or beetroot and/or polyveg, weeding and tending fruit in the forest garden, building a raised bed and taking a look round the community polytunnel. Join in here. More...
From: Transition Cambridge Food Group
Sunday 26th May: Building your own top bar beehive and talk on sustainable bee keeping.
Milton Country Park. 10:30-17:00 add to google calendar
Dave will talk about sustainable bee keeping and the different sorts of top bar beehives available in the morning followed by a shared lunch. After that you will have the opportunity to build your own horizontal top bar hive. All materials supplied. Cost £65 for talk and hive, £10 talk only. Contact Nicky or call 07762 012 167 or via facebook page. More...